Men's Lacrosse: Mount Union Rallies For Season Opening Win at Thiel

Men's Lacrosse: Mount Union Rallies For Season Opening Win at Thiel

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Mount Union's men's lacrosse team rallied in the second half to get a 12-7 win at Thiel (Pa.) in the 2016 season opener in Greenville, Pa.

Chris Daley (Wilmington,Del./Dupont) had a game-high five goals with an assist, Hogan Harris (Medina/Medina) had three goals while Andrew Rosati (Streetsboro/Walsh Jesuit) had six ground balls and was 13-of-15 on faceoffs to lead the Purple Raiders.

Collin Peters (Portland, Ore./Sunset) had seven saves in goal for Mount Union.

Timothy O'Shea had three goals and three assists to lead Thiel (0-1).

Thiel went up 2-0 to start the game and led 2-1 at the end of the first quarter.

Daley tied the game with a goal in first minute of the second quarter and gave the Raiders their first lead with a goal at the 9:05 mark off an assist from Brent Greenberg (Gaithersburg, Md/Quince Orchard).  Thiel retook the lead the with a pair of goals before Mount Union tied the score at 4-4 as Greenberg fed Josh Stephens (North Canton/Green) for a score with 3:41 left in the quarter.  Thiel scored two more times to lead 6-4 at the break.

Harris got on the board with a goal off an assist from Nick West (Newton, N.J./Kittatinny Regional) to cut the deficit to 6-5 early in the third quarter but Thiel got that goal back a little over a minute later to lead 7-5.  Mount Union then scored six unanwsered goals -- two from Daley, two from Harris and one each from Anthony Cacciavillano (Clarksboro, N.J./Kingsway Regional) and Kyle Adams (St. Catharines, Ontario/St. Francis Catholic) -- to lead 11-7 after three quarters.

Daley tacked on a final goal in the fourth quarter for the 12-7 final.

Mount Union next plays at Frostburg State (Md.) February 28 at 1 p.m. in Frostburg, Md.

 


Men's Lacrosse Box Score (Final)

MOUNTUNI at Thiel

(2/20/2016 at 1 PM at Greenville, Pa. (R-S Dome))

MOUNTUNI (1-0) at

Thiel (0-1)

Date: 2/20/2016, Attendance: 220

SCORE BY PERIOD

1

2

3

4

FINAL

MOUNTUNI                1            3            7            1            12

Thiel                          2            4            1            0              7

 

MOUNTUNI SCORING: GOALS: chandler lameier 1 ; josh stephens 1 ; hogan harris 3 ; anthony cacciavillan 1 ; chris daley 5 ; kyle adams 1 . ASSISTS: michael taylor 1 ; brent greenberg 2 ; nick west 1 ; chris daley 1 ; michael muniak 3 .

Thiel SCORING: GOALS: aaron parry 1 ; edward kargbo 1 ; timothy o'shea 3 ; jared saffer 1 ; alex casile 1 . ASSISTS: timothy o'shea 3 ; jared saffer 2 ; alex casile 1 .

SHOTS BY PERIOD

1

2

3

4

TOTAL

MOUNTUNI

Thiel

9

7

15

7

14

5

13

2

51

21

GROUND BALLS BY PRD

1

2

3

4

TOTAL

MOUNTUNI

Thiel

12

7

11

8

12

6

5

5

40

26

FACE-OFFS BY PRD

1

2

3

4

TOTAL

MOUNTUNI

Thiel

4-4

0-4

6-7

1-7

5-7

2-7

2-2

0-2

17-20

3-20

CLEARS

1

2

3

4

TOTAL

MOUNTUNI

Thiel

4-4

5-5

3-3

4-4

3-3

4-4

6-6

7-7

16-16

20-20

EXTRA-MAN OPPS

1

2

3

4

TOTAL

MOUNTUNI

Thiel

0-1

0-0

0-2

1-2

0-0

0-1

0-1

0-1

0-4

1-4

SAVES BY PERIOD

1

2

3

4

TOTAL

MOUNTUNI

Thiel

4

5

1

1

1

4

2

7

8

17

TURNOVERS BY PRD

1

2

3

4

TOTAL

MOUNTUNI                  8          5          4          2          19

Thiel                            5          4          5          6          20